Timothy P. O’Connor, press attaché of the Embassy USA in RM in dialogue with USA students
On April 25th, 2019, the students of the Faculty of International Relations, Political Sciences and Journalism met Timothy P. O’Connor, press attaché of the Embassy of USA at Chisinau.
The guest held a speech about the activity of mass-media representatives from USA, revealing the challenges he had faced as journalist. The students were informed about mass-media impact in USA, about the media metamorphoses seized in the era of technologies and the destiny of traditional press. The young people did not hesitate to put questions and to find out more interesting facts related to the editing, free expression polices and mass-media independence in USA, the respect of ethical rules, the media pluralism etc. The guest has encouraged the future specialists to develop the necessary skills for the comprehension, the study and the approach of subjects from different fields: cultural, social, economic, sport and political and to be acquainted with the specificity of all journalist genres in order to meet the modern trends and imperative requirements of modern media phenomenon. The students were invited to visit the center of resources and professional development “America House” of Chisinau in order to participate in cultural and education programs helping to improve the linguistic skills, to enlarge the horizon of culture and possibilities to make studies at higher education institutions from USA.
Press Service, ULIM